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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Matt C. Smith

National Program Leader

Team Projects (Appropriated | All) 241 projects listed

Ecologically-Based Management of Insect Pests of Corn, with Emphasis on Corn Borers, Rootworms, and Cutworms
Enhancing Quality, Utility, Sustainability, Environmental Impact of Cotton and Its Byproducts Through Improvement in Harvest/gin Processing
Soil and Crop Management Systems for Improved Natural Resource Quality and Efficiency
Soil and Water Conservation for Northwestern Irrigated Agriculture
Soil and Water Conservation for Northwestern Irrigated Agriculture
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
Sustainable Dryland Cropping System for the Central Great Plains
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
Aquatic and Riparian Weed Management to Protect U.S. Water Resources in the Far West United States
Assessing Atmospheric Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in the Pacific Northwest
Genetic Foundations for Bioenergy Feedstocks
Forage Characteristics That Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
Improving Bioenergy and Forage Plants and Production Systems for the Central U.S.
Improving Bioenergy and Forage Plants and Production Systems for the Central U.S.
New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands
Development & Evaluation of Biological Control Agents for Invasive Species Threatening the Everglades & Other Natural and Mananged Systems
Soil Management for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Sustainable Biofuel Feedstock Production
Development of Safe, Efficient Engineering Measures for Design, Analysis, and Rehabilitation of Hydraulic Structures and Channels
Reducing Contamination from Agricultural Chemicals
Managing Water Availability and Quality to Maintain Or Increase Agricultural Production, Conserve Natural Resources, and Enhance Environment
Acoustic and Geophysical Technology Development for Improving Assessment and Monitoring of Erosion and Sediment Transport in Watersheds...
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
Adapting Soil and Water Conservation to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
Improving Water Quality in Agricultural Watersheds Underlain by Claypan and Restrictive Layer Soils
Improving Water Quality in Agricultural Watersheds Underlain by Claypan and Restrictive Layer Soils
Effects of Agricultural Water Management and Land Use Practices on Regional Water Quality
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
Soil Processes in Production Systems That Incorporate Biofuel Feedstocks into Southeastern Agriculture
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
Management and Conservation Practices to Improve Water Quality in Agroecosystems of the Northeastern Us
Integrated Field Scale Management Systems for Use of Degraded Waters
Integrated Drainage Water & Agronomic Mgmt Strategies for Environmental Protection & Sustainable Agricultural Production in the Midwest U.S.
Understanding Snow and Hydrologic Processes in Mountainous Terrain with a Changing Climate
Reuse of Treated Municipal Waste Water for Irrigation As a Means to Increase Alternative Water Supplies
Ecohydrological Processes, Scale, Climate Variability, and Watershed Management
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Managing and Modeling Deficit Irrigation and Limited Rainfall for Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions
Vegetable Oil-Based Fuels, Additives and Coproducts
Improving Irrigation Management for Humid and Sub-Humid Climates
Practices to Protect Water Quality and Conserve Soil and Water Resources in Agronomic and Horticultural Systems in the North Central Us
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
Integrated Strategies for Improved Water Quality and Ecosystem Integrity Within Agricultual Watersheds
Quantifying and Monitoring Nutrient Cycling, Carbon Dynamics and Soil Productivity at Field, Watershed and Regional Scales
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
Biological Treatment of Manure and Organic Residuals to Capture Nutrients and Transform Contaminants
Manure Management Strategies to Improve Air and Water Quality
Manure Management Strategies to Improve Air and Water Quality
Improving Computational Modeling in Support of Better Erosion and Sediment Movement Control in Agricultural Watersheds
Environmentally Sound Manure Management for Reduction of Gas Emissions, Nutrients, and Pathogens
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit
Enhancing Water Conservation and Crop Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture
Enhancing Water Conservation and Crop Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture
Agricultural Land Management to Optimize Productivity and Natural Resource Conservation at Farm and Watershed Scales
Protection of Food and Water Supplies from Pathogen Contamination
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
Developing Analytical and Management Strategies to Improve Crop Utilization of .... and Reduce Losses to the Environment
Air Quality Associated with Agricultural Operations (Sdl)
Assessing Conservation Effects on Water Quantity and Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
Assessing Conservation Effects on Water Quantity and Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Diversified Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems
Crop Genetic Improvement and Crop Management in Irrigated Areas Affected by Salinity and Toxic Ions
Identifying and Manipulating Key Determinants of Photosynthetic Production and Partitioning
Invasive Species Assessment and Control to Enhance Sustainability of Great Basin Rangelands
Integrated Orchard Management and Automation for Deciduous Tree Fruit Crops
Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services
Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes Through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
Assessment, Conservation and Management of Rangelands in Transition
Sustainable Small Farm and Organic Production Systems for Livestock and Agroforestry
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
Environmental Effects & Services Resulting from Prevailing & Innovative Land Use & Mngmt Practices Within Poorly Drained Midwest Landscapes
Enhanced Models and Conservation Practices for Watershed Resource Management and Assessment
Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies
Enhancing Sustainability of Irrigated Specialty Crops and Biofuel Feedstock Production
Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship Through Conservation Systems
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
Integrated Water and Nutrient Management Systems for Sustainable and High-Quality Production of Temperate Fruit and Nursery Crops
Improving the Quality of Grapes, Other Fruits, and Their Products Through Agricultural Management
Management Technologies for Conservation of Western Rangelands
Management Technologies for Conservation of Western Rangelands
Advancing Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for the Short Growing Seasons and Cold, Wet Soils of the Upper Midwest
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
Enhanced Alfalfa Germplasm and Genomic Resources for Yield, Quality, and Environmental Protection
Landscape-Based Crop Management for Food, Feed, and Bioenergy
Landscape-Based Crop Management for Food, Feed, and Bioenergy
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Cool Season Grasses
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
Enhanced System Models and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Water Limited Agriculture
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Development of Sustainable Production Systems and Water Management Technology for the Mid South
Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands
Multi-Objective Optimization of a Profitable and Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture to Produce Food and Fiber in a Changing Climate
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Multi-Objective Optimization of a Profitable and Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture to Produce Food and Fiber in a Changing Climate
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
Development of Sustainable Production Systems and Water Management Technology for the Mid South
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Enhanced System Models and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Water Limited Agriculture
Mechanistic Process-Level Crop Simulation Models for Assessment of Agricultural Systems
Postharvest Quality and Processing of Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum for Sugar and Ethanol Production
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
Value Added Coproducts for Improving the Economics and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn and Cellulosic Fuel Ethanol Production
Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
Water and Nutrient Management of Cranberry Farms to Enhance Water Resources in Massachusetts
Development of Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems
Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-Based Cropping Systems
Cropping Systems for Enhanced Sustainability and Environmental Quality in the Upper Midwest
Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship Through Conservation Systems
Enhancing Sustainability of Irrigated Specialty Crops and Biofuel Feedstock Production
Crop Genetic Improvement and Crop Management in Irrigated Areas Affected by Salinity and Toxic Ions
Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies
Enhanced Models and Conservation Practices for Watershed Resource Management and Assessment
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
Landscape-Based Crop Management for Food, Feed, and Bioenergy
Agrochemical and Weed Seed Fate and Transport in Mid-South Crop Production Systems
Biogeochemical Processes and Soil Management Impacts on Soil Erosion, Soil/air/water Quality, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Environmental Effects & Services Resulting from Prevailing & Innovative Land Use & Mngmt Practices Within Poorly Drained Midwest Landscapes
Soil Resources and Air Quality Affected by Wind Erosion and Fugitive Dust Emissions: Processes, Simulation and Control
Understanding the Role of Commensal Anaerobic Bacteria in Odor, Emissions, and Antibiotic Resistance from Stored Livestock Manure
Increasing Sustainability and Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Food and Biofuel Production Systems of the Upper Midwest U.S.
Assessing Conservation Effects on Water Quantity and Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
Developing Analytical and Management Strategies to Improve Crop Utilization of .... and Reduce Losses to the Environment
Management of Manure Nutrients, Environmental Contaminants, and Energy from Cattle and Swine Production Facilities
Global Change Research
Air Quality Associated with Agricultural Operations (Sdl)
Protection of Food and Water Supplies from Pathogen Contamination
Develop Technologies to Protect Air Quality, Maintain Production Efficiency & Enhance Use of Manure from Southn Great Plains Beef & Dairy Ag
Agricultural Land Management to Optimize Productivity and Natural Resource Conservation at Farm and Watershed Scales
Process Technologies for Producing Biofuels and Coproducts from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems That Control Soil Erosion and Enhance the Environment
Improving Air Quality of Agricultural Operations and Processes
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
Strategies to Predict and Manipulate Responses of Crops and Crop Disease to Anticipated Changes of Carbon Dioxide, Ozone and Temperature
Management Practices to Mitigate Global Climate Change, Enhance Bio-Energy Production, Increase Soil-C Stocks & Sustain Soil Productivity...
Management of Agricultural and Natural Resource Systems to Reduce Atmospheric Emissions and Increase Resilience to Climate Change
Enhancing Water Conservation and Crop Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture
Environmentally Sound Manure Management for Reduction of Gas Emissions, Nutrients, and Pathogens
Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit
Discerning the Fate of Atmospheric Agricultural Emissions in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Biorefining Processes
Manure Management Strategies to Improve Air and Water Quality
Improving Computational Modeling in Support of Better Erosion and Sediment Movement Control in Agricultural Watersheds
Biological Treatment of Manure and Organic Residuals to Capture Nutrients and Transform Contaminants
Impact of Climate Change on Plant Defense Responses Induced by Insect Herbivores and Plant Pathogens
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
Effects of Elevated Atmospheric Co2, Environmental Stress, and Edaphic Conditions on Bioactive Compounds in Brassica Crops
Quantifying and Monitoring Nutrient Cycling, Carbon Dynamics and Soil Productivity at Field, Watershed and Regional Scales
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
Innovative Bioresource Management Technologies for Enhanced Environmental Quality and Value Optimization
Predicting Impacts of Climate Change on Agricultural Systems and Developing Potentials for Adaptation
Mitigating Agricultural Sources of Particulate Matter and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Pacific Northwest
Enabling Management Response of Southeastern Agricultural Crop and Pasture Systems to Climate Change
Grassland Productivity and Carbon Dynamics: Consequences of Change in Atmospheric Co2, Precipitation, and Plant Species Composition, ...
Response and Adaptation of Crops and Weeds to Elevated C02 and Global Warming
Advancing Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for the Short Growing Seasons and Cold, Wet Soils of the Upper Midwest
Integrated Strategies for Improved Water Quality and Ecosystem Integrity Within Agricultual Watersheds
Genomics and Engineering of Stress Tolerant Microbes for Lower Cost Production of Ethanol from Lignocellulose
Advanced Conversion Technologies for Sugars and Biofuels: Superior Feedstocks, Pretreatments, Inhibitor Removal, and Enzymes
Improving Biochemical Processes for the Production of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
Practices to Protect Water Quality and Conserve Soil and Water Resources in Agronomic and Horticultural Systems in the North Central Us
Improving Irrigation Management for Humid and Sub-Humid Climates
Managing and Modeling Deficit Irrigation and Limited Rainfall for Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Ecohydrological Processes, Scale, Climate Variability, and Watershed Management
Reuse of Treated Municipal Waste Water for Irrigation As a Means to Increase Alternative Water Supplies
Understanding Snow and Hydrologic Processes in Mountainous Terrain with a Changing Climate
Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-Based Observations ... Variables Within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes
Integrated Drainage Water & Agronomic Mgmt Strategies for Environmental Protection & Sustainable Agricultural Production in the Midwest U.S.
Developing Sustainable Cropping Systems to Improve Water Productivity and Protect Water and Soil Quality in Irrigated Agriculture
Integrated Field Scale Management Systems for Use of Degraded Waters
Management and Conservation Practices to Improve Water Quality in Agroecosystems of the Northeastern Us
Management Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture with Limited Water Supplies
Soil Processes in Production Systems That Incorporate Biofuel Feedstocks into Southeastern Agriculture
Soil Erosion, Sediment Yield, and Decision Suupport Systems for Improved Land Management on Semiarid Rangeland on Semiarid Rangeland Watersheds
Managing Agricultural Water Quality in Fields and Watersheds: New Practices and Technologies
Effects of Agricultural Water Management and Land Use Practices on Regional Water Quality
Improving Water Quality in Agricultural Watersheds Underlain by Claypan and Restrictive Layer Soils
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
Adapting Soil and Water Conservation to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate
Spatial Modeling of Agricultural Watersheds: Water and Nutrient Management and Targeted Conservation Effects at Field to Watershed Scales
Development of Water Management Technologies for the Mid-South
Development of Safe, Efficient Engineering Measures for Design, Analysis, and Rehabilitation of Hydraulic Structures and Channels
Reducing Contamination from Agricultural Chemicals
Acoustic and Geophysical Technology Development for Improving Assessment and Monitoring of Erosion and Sediment Transport in Watersheds...
Soil Management for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Sustainable Biofuel Feedstock Production
Managing Water Availability and Quality to Maintain Or Increase Agricultural Production, Conserve Natural Resources, and Enhance Environment
Soil and Crop Management Systems for Improved Natural Resource Quality and Efficiency
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
Global Change in Semi-Arid Rangelands: Ecosystem Responses and Management Adaptations
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
Assessing Atmospheric Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in the Pacific Northwest
Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
Improvement of Dairy Forage and Manure Management to Reduce Environmental Risk
Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands
Improving Nutrient Utilization in Western Irrigated Crop Production Systems
Function of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Organic and Conventional Agriculture
Improving Chemical, Physical, and Biological Properties of Degraded Sandy Soils for Environmentally Sustainable Production
Soil and Gas Flux Response to Improved Management in Cold, Semiarid Agroecosystems
Sustainable Dryland Cropping System for the Central Great Plains
Combined Water Quality Initiative
Soil and Water Conservation for Northwestern Irrigated Agriculture
Controls on Microbial Community Structure and Function in Soil and Rhizosphere
Improved Soil Managment Practices for Tilled Summer Fallow in the Pacific Northwest
Program Teams
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (212)
Biorefining (213)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (216) (leader)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (211)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (214) (leader)
 
Projects
HEADQUARTERS COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS - NATURAL RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS (NR&SAS)
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 408191
Memorandum of Understanding on Sustainability of Federal Collaboration on Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 424169
Last Modified: 11/9/2011